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White graduation cap icon CLE 007  Lean Six Sigma for Manufacturing

Lean Six Sigma for Manufacturing

As a continuation of the concepts developed in CLE 004, Introduction to Lean Enterprise Concepts, this Online Training (OLT) course addresses the role lean manufacturing plays as part of an integrated lean technical process and include its objectives and priorities. It also summarizes the most important lean tools and techniques such as single piece flow, level production (Heijunka), waste (Muda), Kaizen, Just-in Time, Jidoka, etc. Also covered are the principles of Six Sigma, methodologies such as Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) and the role they can play in defect reduction. Two case studies, provide practical examples, of how Lean manufacturing principles blended with Six Sigma tools can be highly effective at reducing cycle time, unit cost and improving product quality.

REQUIRED PREREQUISITES

None

PREDECESSOR COURSES

TARGET AUDIENCE

The course will be of value to any personnel involved in production or preparing for production, to include those involved in the systems engineering process.

NOTES

  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.
  • The CLPs assigned to this learning activity may be used to meet professional certification and/or licensure requirements (PDUs/CPE credits).